En Lai Mah (left), Brefny Caribou, Eric Rich and Amanda Cordner in Wring The Roses, RISER Project 2019

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There's lots of bravura acting on display in this entertaining and ambitious new play about an out-of-control bachelorette party Read more


Eraser, part of the Riser Project

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Immersive, interactive, all-ages show about a half-dozen grade six students is urgent and relevant theatre Read more



Alvin Collantes

It was easy to feel down this year, but these talented artists – from theatre, comedy and dance – make us optimistic for the future Read more

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Fun Home, Mr. Shi And His Lover, The Humans and Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools get some love in end-of-season awards Read more




Hired in 2016 as one of the company's associate artistic directors, Jain reached an impasse with Albert Schultz over the idea of change and diversity. So seven months later, he quietly left. Read more


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Alejandro Santiago

Jordan Tannahill's experimental show articulates why we shouldn’t take life’s uneventful moments for granted Read more

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Despite some fine performances, Christopher Alden's Canadian Opera Company production is a cerebral affair that has as much passion as a sack of mud Read more


Riveting multidisciplinary play about an Indigenous oil sands worker mixes the personal and the political Read more


Theatre Passe Muraille’s staging of Beckett’s classic is a fitting way to mark personal and institutional memory Read more


Soulpepper production showcases superb talent but also why Edward Albee was one of America’s greatest playwrights Read more


Inspired by his mother's terminal cancer diagnosis, the writer/director offers up a deconstructed autobiography and celebration of living in the moment Read more


Audrey Dwyer's powerful play about a Black woman reexamining the maid in To Kill A Mockingbird pushes lots of buttons Read more


Dave Deveau's solo play inspired by the real-life murder of a 15-year-old gay youth is scattered, unfocused and repetitive Read more



Michael Cooper

Flipping genders puts women in the spotlight just when we need it Read more


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Cylla von Tiedemann

Richard Rose's electric Tarragon production is a refreshing, immediate take on the world’s most famous play Read more


We need to stop allowing charismatic teachers and directors to amass infinite power that only becomes more difficult to contain Read more


From an iconic comic actor and a film/TV legend both tackling Shakespeare to a writer reclaiming the Black maid character in To Kill A Mockingbird, here are the people who will be heating up theatres this season Read more

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Unit 102’s intense production of Sam Shepard’s lesser known play provides a moving homage to the late playwright Read more


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Sponsored feature: presented by Soulpepper Theatre Company Read more

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